Re: [dev] Suckless mail client solution?

From: Steven Blatchford <>
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 15:13:26 -0400

On 20:17 Thu 15 Oct, pancake wrote:
> Anselm R Garbe wrote:
>> following (n)mh in this respect, though I'd really appreciate having
>> some kind of mail dir pager, perhaps the relevant parts ripped from
>> mutt or written from scratch. I always found that the threading
>> display in mutt is excellent and I'd really think the basic mail
>> lister + previewer as an addition tool in the mh tool chain for
>> listing mails and threads would be nice, it's the only feature I'd
>> really miss and the only feature with a crappy curses dependency in
>> the toolchain ;)
> I have always hated the threaded views..Well that's not true at all,
> few years ago I used to use them a lot, and yeah, mutt owns the best
> threading view (compared to thunderbird, claws..)
> But actually I dont find them useful or practical because they hide the
> timeline of the mailbox by strange trees of mails.
> What I would really find useful is a decent filtering system , but always
> keeping the timeline, which is in mail one of the most important things.

-- snip --

In mutt one can press 'o' and 'd' to sort by date and 'o' 't' to sort by
thread. One can supply defaults with hooks -- eg:

folder-hook inbox "set sort=date"
folder-hook dwm "set sort=threads"

Received on Thu Oct 15 2009 - 19:13:26 UTC

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